The inclusion of children with cerebral palsy - including hemiplegia - in early years settings
The information in this section is particularly aimed at nurseries, but will also be useful to those working in playgroups, toddler groups and other early years settings. It has been produced jointly by HemiHelp and Scope, to better support the inclusion of disabled children.
An outline of what constitutes a successful inclusive nursery.
- Cerebral palsy overview
A basic guide to cerebral palsy and how it affects children.
- Physical practicalities
Suggestions and ideas for handling a child, mealtimes, going to the toilet and changing clothes.
Guidelines on communicating with disabled children, and communication resources to aid inclusion.
- Playing and learning
Practical ideas for play for children with cerebral palsy.
- Therapeutic roles, treatments and learning systems
Information about what therapists do and how they can help.